Wilfred Onyinyen Ndidi has soared in value following his excellent role with the Super Eagles at the 2018 World Cup, as he is now rated Nigeria’s most expensive player at €25m.
In spite of the Super Eagles’ inability to go beyond the group stage at the World Cup, the Leicester City of England midfielder is one of few players in the team who stood out, such that he is now getting unbeatable reviews and valuation after the tournament in Russia.
As a result, Ndidi, who grabbed a number of individual high marks during the global soccer showpiece, is now rated as the most expensive Nigerian player, with a market value of €25m, with Chelsea right-wing-back, Victor Moses behind at €20m.
Arsenal attacker, Alex Iwobi is placed at €15m, Kenneth Omeruo valued at €1.75m, while Odion Jude Ighalo, Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo and Abdullahi Shehu are valued at €9.5m, €1.5m and €0.85m in that order.
Super Eagles’ substitute goalkeepers, Daniel Akpeyi and Ikechukwu Ezenwa also have their cash values increase to €650,000 and €150,000 correspondingly.
Bursaspor defender William Troost-Ekong, who went the distance in all of Nigeria’s three games at the Mundial is now rated at €2m, while captain John Mikel Obi is €5.5m and Torino of Italy ace, Joel Chukwuma Obi is at €5m.
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